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The Latest: Kobe Bryant service ends with Oscar-winning film

February 24, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in downtown Los Angeles (all times local):12:45 p.m.A selection from the short film “Dear Basketball” that won Kobe Bryant an Academy Award played on the big screens at Staples Center to wrap up a public m...

Woman, 84, sinks putt across basketball court to win new car

February 24, 2020

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — All that 84-year-old Mary Ann Wakfield needed to do to win a new car was sink a putt across the entire length of the court at the University of Mississippi's basketball stadium.Wakfield did just that during a promotional segment at Saturday's game between Ole Miss men's basketball ...

Supreme Court won’t hear case brought by author Jon Krakauer

February 24, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The educational records of a star University of Montana quarterback accused of rape will remain confidential after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case brought by author Jon Krakauer.Krakauer had made a public records request for the documents in 2014 while w...

Stanford cruises past Washington State 75-57

WILL FERGUSON

February 23, 2020

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Oscar da Silva scored 19 points and Daejon Davis added 17 to lead Stanford to a 75-57 victory over Washington State Sunday night, keeping the Cardinals' hopes of an at large big for the NCAA tournament alive.Stanford (18-9, 7-7 Pac-12) shot 56% from the field and held the Cougars...

The Latest: Bloomberg delays town hall to prepare for debate

February 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on presidential campaign developments (all times local):10:15 p.m.Mike Bloomberg’s campaign has delayed a scheduled CNN town hall so that he can spend more time preparing for Tuesday’s debate.Bloomberg was scheduled to appear on CNN on Monday. But he’ll now join the net...

Mooney, Gibbs lead Notre Dame to 87-71 win over Miami

ANTHONY ANDERSON

February 23, 2020

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — T.J. Gibbs scored 19 points and made 5-of-6 3-pointers, John Mooney notched his nation-leading 22nd double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds, and hot-shooting Notre Dame rolled to an 87-71 victory Sunday over Miami.Prentiss Hubb added 15 points and 10 assists as the Fight...

Blackmon leads St. Francis (PA) past Long Island

February 23, 2020

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Isaiah Blackmon scored 21 points and Keith Braxton posted a double-double and St. Francis (PA) beat Long Island University 74-71 on Sunday.Blackmon's 3-pointer with 2:25 left gave St. Francis a 71-69 lead and they never trailed again. Keith Braxton made 1 of 2 foul shots for the ...

Zegarowski can’t miss, No. 15 Creighton routs No. 21 Butler

ERIC OLSON

February 23, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Butler paid a heavy price for leaving Marcus Zegarowski open.Zegarowski made all seven of his 3-pointers and finished with 25 points, and No. 15 Creighton beat the 21st-ranked Bulldogs 81-59 on Sunday for its fourth straight win over an AP Top 25 opponent.The Bluejays (22-6, 11-4 ...

Mount St. Mary’s upsets Merrimack; Hayes sets steals mark

February 23, 2020

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Nana Opoku had a career-high 25 points plus 14 rebounds as Mount St. Mary's defeated Merrimack 65-57 on Sunday in a game which the Warriors' Juvaris Hayes set an all-divisions record for career steals.Hayes, a senior point guard, claimed the record at 449 with his first steal...

Clutch Jenkins sends Fairleigh Dickinson past Robert Morris

February 23, 2020

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Jahlil Jenkins had 20 points as Fairleigh Dickinson edged past Robert Morris 75-70 on Sunday.Elyjah Williams had 17 points and seven rebounds for Fairleigh Dickinson (9-18, 7-9 Northeast Conference). Brandon Powell added 15 points and six rebounds and Xzavier Malone-Key scored 12.Da...

Pivec scores 24, No. 15 Oregon St. women top Cal, snap skid

February 23, 2020

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Mikayla Pivec scored 24 points on 10-of-17 shooting and No. 15 Oregon State beat California 76-63 on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak — its longest skid since February of 2013.Destiny Slocum added 17 points and Maddie Washington scored 10 for Oregon State. The Beavers (20-8, 8-8 ...

Florida leads the entire way beating No. 22 Arkansas women

February 23, 2020

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kiara Smith scored 26 points and Lavender Briggs scored 20 and Florida upset No. 22-ranked Arkansas holding off the Razorbacks late for an 83-80 win on Sunday.Florida had the ball at their end of the floor clinging to an 83-80 lead with 1.5 seconds left. Arkansas' Chelsea Dun...